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Summary / Objective

Effective communicator with  experience in sales and proven track record when working autonomously.   Experience in account management, identifying key accounts, sales, marketing and customer service.  Entrepreneurial, career-oriented individual with the desire to contribute to an environmental cause. Essentially,  I am looking to leverage my talents, experience and network to dramatically impact revenue.

Work History

Business Development Manager

The California Fruit Wine Co.
Oct 2016March 2017

Public Relations/Sales:

  • Independently identify and execute events, festivals, tastings and promotions. Develop, plan, and promote special events to increase tasting room sales and overall brand exposure. Special events campaign increased revenues by 30% in December of 2016.  
  • Manage key San Diego On Premise accounts & demos. 

Marketing:

  • Deliver monthly content, such as Wine Club newsletter, social/blog posts, media kit and event promotional materials .
  • Liaise outside press contacts, event coordinators, and sponsorship/activation opportunities. Personally networked and placed winery in 5 Local, 3 National publications (2016).

Office/Sales Manager

THE CALIFORNIA FRUIT WINE CO.
May 2016Oct 2016

Sales:

  • Coordinated across regional sales teams, performed account maintenance, and follow-through of On/Off premise leads. Upsold a majority of chain and Off-Premise accounts.
  • Manage San Diego On/Off Premise accounts: accounting, distribution, and compliance needs of all southwestern U.S. regional distribution. 

Accounting:

  • Responsible for timely fulfillment of all accounts payable and consistently met deadlines for accounts receivable. Developed and implemented AP/AR procedures and SOPs.    

Marketing Intern

Matetic Vineyards Santiago, Chile
Nov 2015Apr 2016

Distinguished for exceptional work offered full time employment

  • Created winery media kit, designed and formatted all winery marketing material, including brochures, flyers, direct mail, and  website content and improved SEO.
  • Increased winery traffic by developing and implementing tourism focused marketing strategy and coordinating relationships with tour operators. 

                                                            Accounting/Audit Assistant

SKLZ Pro Performance
Jul 2015Nov 2015

Independently managed  $2 million sales tax audit, successfully ensuring compliance with multiple state regulations in markets across the U.S. while optimizing deductions and exceeding contractual employment liability recovery goal. 

Customer Service Representative

Saveon Technology
Nov 2012Feb 2015

Distinguished for above high efficiency and satisfaction surveys from front end clients. Assigned specifically to problem resolution, resolving clubs problem cases and handling all elevated calls.

Calls and correspondence in English and Spanish, eventually assigned to Latin American clients specifically.

Freelance Sale Consultant

Aston Marketing Group
Jan 2012Oct 2013

Worked as a closer on a team providing timeshare exit strategy service to clients, consistently met and often exceeded sales goals.

Education

global business management

cal state university san marcos
aug 2009 may 2015

Bachelors of Science / Relevant Coursework

  • Consumer Behavior (Marketing 445)
  • Global Marketing Strategies (GBM 448)
  • Global Border Water Conflicts (GST 447)

Spanish Communication

CAL STATE UNIVERSITY SAN MARCOS
aug 2011MAY 2015

Bachelors of Arts / Relevant Coursework

  • Spanish Linguistics & Regional Focus (SPAN 388)
  • Spanish Translation (SPAN 442)
  • Spanish Literature (SPAN 488)

International Marketing Immersion Program

CAL STATE UNIVERSITY SAN MARCOS
may 2015july 2015

2.5 Month Immersive Business Program in Europe

  • Visiting 7 companies and writing a thesis comparing European and U.S. marketing strategies and compliance issues.